Tag Archives: Happy Valley
HD Heads-Up: December 6-12

HD Heads-Up: December 6-12

T’is the season for season finales. Ahead of the networks’ Christmas specials rush comes a raft of HD finals. Exiting the week starting December 6 are Nashville, Our Big Blue Backyard, Happy Valley, Secrets and Lies, Hannibal, Motorway Patrol, The Bogan Hunters, The Flash, Arrow, Neighbours and, in an hour-long cliffhanger on Thursday, Shortland Street. […]

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HD Ratings: Not Quite a Chip Off the Old Block

HD Ratings: Not Quite a Chip Off the Old Block

Monday’s premiere of TV3’s latest Block spin-off, Glasshouse, didn’t shatter the competition like the NZ edition it replaced. It averaged only 4.4% – 5.8% of the major demographics and barely won the 7.30 slot among 18-39 year-olds. TV2’s The Amazing Race dominated the hour, with 5.0% – 7.3% and with weaker competition on TV One […]

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HD Ratings: Post Block-buster Shrek 4 Flattens Voice

HD Ratings: Post Block-buster Shrek 4 Flattens Voice

The network movie premiere of Shrek Forever After helped TV3 to win the Sunday night ratings in the 18-39 and 18-49 demographics. It averaged 7.0% – 7.8% of the key demos and largely won its slot across the board, although TV One still dominated in the 5+ demo. But the big loser was TV2’s The […]

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This Week in HD: November 22-28

This Week in HD: November 22-28

New Zealand’s definitive guide to what’s airing nightly on the networks in 1080i Saturday The ITM Fishing Show – Classic Episodes (TV One, 4.55, R) Trade Zone Gone Fishin’ (TV3, 5.00) The Simpsons (TV3, 5.30, 5.1, R) Annabel Langbein Free Range Cook: Through the Seasons (TV One, 7.00) The Voice (TV2, 7.00, 5.1) For the Love of Cars (TV3, 7.30, 5.1) […]

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This Week in HD: November 15-21

This Week in HD: November 15-21

New Zealand’s definitive guide to what’s airing nightly on the networks in 1080i Saturday The ITM Fishing Show – Classic Episodes (TV One, 4.55, R) Trade Zone Gone Fishin’ (TV3, 5.00) Bondi Vet (TV3, 5.30, 5.1) Annabel Langbein Free Range Cook: Through the Seasons (TV One, 7.00) Movie: G-Force (TV2, 7.00, 5.1, R) For the Love of Cars (TV3, 7.30, 5.1) Nashville (TV […]

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HD Ratings: Happy Days For Premium Drama

HD Ratings: Happy Days For Premium Drama

TV One’s premiere of Happy Valley on Sunday proved there’s still an audience for quality drama on free-to-air TV. Predictably it bombed with 18-39 year-olds but was competitive with Gotham in the 18-49 demographic and won the 8.30 hour with 25-54 year-olds – TV One’s target audience – and household shoppers with kids. It averaged […]

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This Week in HD: November 1-7

This Week in HD: November 1-7

Saturday The ITM Fishing Show – Classic Episodes (TV One, 4.55, R) Trade Zone Gone Fishin’ (TV3, 5.00) Bondi Vet (TV3, 5.30, 5.1) Movie: Monster House (TV2, 5.45, 5.1, R) Annabel Langbein Free Range Cook: Through the Seasons (TV One, 7.00) Special: Toy Story of Terror (TV2, 7.30, 5.1, R) Movie: The Witches (TV2, 8.05, 5.1, R) Ice Road Truckers (TV3, […]

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HD Heads-Up: November 1-7

HD Heads-Up: November 1-7

TV One is teaming the top new British police drama Happy Valley with what’s been dubbed Australia’s answer to Broadchurch, complete with Kiwi Martin Henderson. “Secrets and Lies, a drama imported from Australia in which a child-murder investigation and its impact on the local community unfolds over six episodes,” The Guardian says. “Yes, we have […]

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TV One to Air Contentious Benefits Street

TV One to Air Contentious Benefits Street

TV One will screen the controversial Channel 4 hit Benefits Street in HD. The documentary series is part of ascheduling spring clean that will include the premiere of what could be the next Broadchurch, the launch of a NZ My Kitchen Rules, and the return of Call the Midwife, Castle and, for the first time in HD, […]

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